The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / North West
Rank 63 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 249 265 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.15% 4.69% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 32.17% 31.66% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 209 201 294
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £41,945
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
774 837 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.91% 14.80% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 650 687 954
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 146 £34,000 -20.00% 23
Cheshire -4 41 £19,000 -20.83% 7
Merseyside +4 39 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Lancashire -16 16 £24,250 -7.61% 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 374 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 284 (53.99%) MS Excel
3 238 (45.25%) Windows
4 135 (25.67%) ITIL
5 123 (23.38%) Active Directory
6 110 (20.91%) Windows 7
7 100 (19.01%) SQL
8 88 (16.73%) SQL Server
9 81 (15.40%) Windows Server
10 80 (15.21%) Degree
11 79 (15.02%) Service Management
12 78 (14.83%) SharePoint
13 77 (14.64%) SLA
14 73 (13.88%) Finance
15 71 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
16 68 (12.93%) PRINCE2
17 67 (12.74%) MS PowerPoint
18 66 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
19 58 (11.03%) Citrix
19 58 (11.03%) Office 365
20 57 (10.84%) VMware
21 55 (10.46%) MS Exchange
22 54 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (9.51%) Data Centre
24 48 (9.13%) SCCM
25 45 (8.56%) Windows 10
26 44 (8.37%) Programme Management
27 43 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
28 42 (7.98%) ITSM
29 40 (7.60%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (14.83%) SharePoint
2 55 (10.46%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.94%) Skype for Business
4 22 (4.18%) IIS
5 21 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.28%) Apache
8 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.57%) SAS
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.57%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) CICS
11 1 (0.19%) DNN
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 284 (53.99%) MS Excel
2 67 (12.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 23 (4.37%) Acrobat
5 22 (4.18%) Camtasia
6 21 (3.99%) Snagit
7 8 (1.52%) MS Project
8 5 (0.95%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.38%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.19%) InDesign
11 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (1.71%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.95%) Line 50
4 5 (0.95%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.95%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.57%) Magento
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.03%) Office 365
2 21 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.42%) IaaS
3 18 (3.42%) PaaS
4 12 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.95%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) G Suite
6 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.46%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.08%) DNS
3 31 (5.89%) VPN
4 27 (5.13%) LAN
5 26 (4.94%) WAN
6 25 (4.75%) VoIP
7 23 (4.37%) Skype
8 22 (4.18%) Firewall
8 22 (4.18%) SAN
9 19 (3.61%) DHCP
10 13 (2.47%) Internet
11 12 (2.28%) HTTP
12 10 (1.90%) Intranet
12 10 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.52%) VLAN
14 6 (1.14%) FTP
14 6 (1.14%) Network Security
15 4 (0.76%) MPLS
16 3 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.66%) MySQL
6 13 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (2.28%) Power BI
8 11 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.14%) MS Access
11 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.95%) DTS
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (0.57%) GIS
13 3 (0.57%) QlikView
13 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (2.47%) JIRA
1 13 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.19%) Firebug
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) JMeter
6 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 73 (13.88%) Finance
2 32 (6.08%) Marketing
3 28 (5.32%) German Language
4 23 (4.37%) French Language
5 21 (3.99%) Advertising
6 20 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.47%) Legal
7 13 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.09%) Banking
9 10 (1.90%) Billing
9 10 (1.90%) Law
9 10 (1.90%) Retail
10 4 (0.76%) Electronics
10 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (27.76%) Analyst
2 55 (10.46%) IT Support
3 45 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 43 (8.17%) Developer
5 42 (7.98%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.03%) Service Analyst
7 36 (6.84%) Trainer
8 35 (6.65%) 1st Line Support
9 33 (6.27%) IT Analyst
10 32 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
12 24 (4.56%) IT Trainer
13 23 (4.37%) IT Engineer
14 22 (4.18%) Help Desk Support
14 22 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
15 21 (3.99%) IT Support Analyst
16 20 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
17 19 (3.61%) Coordinator
17 19 (3.61%) Data Analyst
18 18 (3.42%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.13%) .NET
2 18 (3.42%) jQuery
3 16 (3.04%) CSS
4 14 (2.66%) HTML
5 11 (2.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.52%) Web Services
6 8 (1.52%) XML
7 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.95%) Ajax
7 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.76%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.38%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.38%) OLE
10 2 (0.38%) XHTML
11 1 (0.19%) COM
11 1 (0.19%) LAMP
11 1 (0.19%) MDX
11 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.51%) Data Centre
3 36 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.32%) iPad
5 27 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.75%) NHS
7 21 (3.99%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (3.80%) BYOD
8 20 (3.80%) FMCG
9 16 (3.04%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.66%) Social Media
11 13 (2.47%) Digital Media
12 12 (2.28%) Driving Licence
12 12 (2.28%) Fat Client
12 12 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (2.28%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.52%) iSeries
14 5 (0.95%) Clustering
15 4 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 238 (45.25%) Windows
2 110 (20.91%) Windows 7
3 81 (15.40%) Windows Server
4 54 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.56%) Windows 10
6 40 (7.60%) Linux
7 27 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.75%) Windows 8
9 22 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.04%) OpenVMS
11 16 (3.04%) Solaris
12 13 (2.47%) Unix
13 12 (2.28%) CentOS
14 10 (1.90%) Android
15 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.95%) VMS
17 5 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.67%) ITIL
2 79 (15.02%) Service Management
3 68 (12.93%) PRINCE2
4 66 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (8.37%) Programme Management
6 42 (7.98%) ITSM
7 39 (7.41%) CRM
8 38 (7.22%) Data Protection
9 32 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (5.89%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (4.94%) Change Management
13 25 (4.75%) Project Management
13 25 (4.75%) SDLC
14 21 (3.99%) Case Management
15 20 (3.80%) Service Design
15 20 (3.80%) Web Development
16 19 (3.61%) Data Architecture
16 19 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
17 17 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 100 (19.01%) SQL
2 38 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 27 (5.13%) C
3 27 (5.13%) C#
4 24 (4.56%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.47%) VBA
6 11 (2.09%) Python
7 10 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.71%) PHP
9 7 (1.33%) VBScript
10 5 (0.95%) VB
10 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.38%) Delphi
11 2 (0.38%) Pascal
11 2 (0.38%) RPG
11 2 (0.38%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) COBOL
12 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (15.21%) Degree
2 31 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (5.89%) MOS
3 19 (3.61%) MCP
4 17 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.04%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.47%) CCNA
6 13 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.47%) ISEB
6 13 (2.47%) MCSE
7 10 (1.90%) MCSA
8 8 (1.52%) HNC
8 8 (1.52%) HND
8 8 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.14%) MCT
10 5 (0.95%) MCITP
10 5 (0.95%) MCTS
11 4 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (14.64%) SLA
2 11 (2.09%) QA
3 9 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) GMP
System Software
1 123 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.27%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.14%) vSphere
6 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) NDS
9 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (9.13%) SCCM
2 25 (4.75%) AirWatch
3 14 (2.66%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.33%) WSUS
5 6 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.95%) PaperCut
6 5 (0.95%) SCOM
7 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.57%) Puppet
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 374 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.03%) Citrix
3 57 (10.84%) VMware
4 40 (7.60%) Cisco
5 30 (5.70%) Adobe
5 30 (5.70%) SAP
6 25 (4.75%) HP
7 24 (4.56%) iManage
8 19 (3.61%) Oracle
9 17 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.23%) NetApp
10 15 (2.85%) Computacenter
11 12 (2.28%) Dell
12 11 (2.09%) Intel
12 11 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.90%) Sage
14 9 (1.71%) CA
14 9 (1.71%) Remedy
15 8 (1.52%) AppSense
15 8 (1.52%) Avaya
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